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Horizon 2020 Info Day on Smart Cities and Communities

Shibuya in Blue by Les Taylor CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

A new call for proposals for Smart Cities and Communities solutions integrating energy, transport and ICT through lighthouse projects under Horizon 2020 (SCC-01-2015) will open on 10 December 2014  (with a deadline of 5 May). Lighthouse projects are primarily large scale demonstration projects developing existing technologies or very near to market technologies. The European Commission…

Knowledge Alliances and Sector Skills Alliances in Erasmus+


Knowledge Alliances and Sector Skills Alliances are activities under Key Action 2 of the Erasmus + programme. The current call for proposals is open with a deadline of 26 February 2015 for proposals for both of these activities. Knowledge Alliances aim to support the growth of Europe’s innovation capacity in higher education, business and the broader socio-economic…

Horizon 2020: what to expect from the 2016-17 work programmes and calls

Brukselka by Barbiez Creative Commons

Based on information from Research Professional and UKRO, we have some news on the likely content of the 2016-17 Horizon 2020 work programmes. The work programmes give details of the content and focus of the calls for proposals over this period. At the moment the details are not finalised so there is a chance they might…

Food security and sustainable agriculture – Horizon 2020 information day


The European Commission is holding an information day on the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 – Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the Bioeconomy – on Friday 21 November 2014 in Brussels. This will be an opportunity to hear more about the content and focus of the upcoming…

H2020 info and brokerage event on Key Enabling Technologies


As the 2015 calls for proposals under Horizon 2020 are launched or preparing to be launched, the European Commission organises a range of information days for prospective applicants to learn about the priorities for the calls and to meet potential consortia partners. The latest event we’ve heard about is on Key Enabling Technologies (NMBP) and it will…

Information Day for Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge: Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials


The  European Commision is holding an Information Day in Brussels on Monday 17th November for anyone interested in applying to the 2015 calls under Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5: Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials. The event will present the calls under Societal Challenge 5 and give some guidance on the preparation and application procedures.…

Alona Welby

Come along to the first ECR Forum of this academic year. It is open to anyone at Northumbria in the the early stages of a research career. The Forum will be a very informal drinks reception and an opportunity to meet the ECR working group and hear more about plans for ECR activities and support for this year. We hope to see you from 4-6pm in the Great Hall in the Sutherland Building on Wednesday 15th October. Please let Kerri Jude know if you plan to attend.